Game play for that group was 49 percent in the survey, up from 40 percent three years ago. For adults age , game play grew three percentage points, from 41 percent in to 44 percent in Among those age 70 and older, there was a two-percentage point increase in game play, from 37 percent to 39 percent. Why would any halfway sentient person still play video games as an adult, and even take them seriously? (And it should be person, not man, of course — the preponderance of dudes and dude-oriented nonsense around video games is just an accident of history and sexism and ingrown stupidity, and is on the wane.) The best answer I can come up with is that the world is a terrible place, and it .
As adults, you can continue to use play to break down barriers and improve your relationships with others. [Read: Tips for Building a Healthy Relationship] Play can heal emotional wounds. As adults, when you play together, you are engaging in exactly the same patterns of behavior that positively shape the brains of children. Like teens, a majority of young adults play games on consoles, while older gamers prefer computers. Young adults, year olds, are the most apt to play games on any given device. But, while computers are most popular with the total population, younger Americans are more likely to play games using a console than any other type of video game.
27 Board Games for Adults That You’ll Actually Want to Play Just something to keep ya busy until the next digital happy hour. By Jessica Goodman, Emma Baker and Alexis Bennett. Look, we’ve all got our vices. We all need a means of temporary escape from the big, bad, exhausting world that we live in. I’ve always been curious as to why adult men still play video games as their preferred means of escape and why some insist on playing A LOT of video games well into their 20s, 30s, and even 40s.